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Archive for December, 2004

HST287: final paper

final paper paper is up on site http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/personal/portfolio/287-index.html It ended up being more like an introduction to the paper I thought I was going to write. That is, it was rather too chronological and overview-like. It could become a good starting place for a couple things: 1) a survey/study of current history academics and what […]

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Erich E. Kunhardt: “Necessity as the Mother of Tenure” NYTimes, 14-Dec-2004 There’s an interesting op-ed in the Times today calling for colleges to encourage inventing by making it a requirement for tenure. He sees the US declining number of patents and wants to get away from the “research only” mindset of the past 100 years […]

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Google Is Adding Major Libraries to Its Database By JOHN MARKOFF and EDWARD WYATT Google plans to begin converting the holdings of leading research libraries into digital files that would be searchable online. http://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/14/technology/14google.html?th “Google , the operator of the world’s most popular Internet search service, plans to announce an agreement today with some of […]

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C.A.Whitaker Auctions Absolutely beautiful gowns and textiles

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